Free lunches at Salvation Army
SALEM - Free lunches are available from noon to 1 p.m. this month at the Salvation Army, 1249 N. Ellsworth Ave. The meals will be served today and Thursday, July 10, 12, 17, Stretch and Dave Memorial Run19, 24 and 26 and the week of July 30 through Aug. 3.
Boat Parade set at Guilford Lake
GUILFORD LAKE - The Guilford Lake Civic Association's annual Boat Parade launches at 2 p.m. July 4. This year's theme is "Your Favorite Decade." Participants are asked to sign-up at the Guilford Lake Grille, Mark's Landing, or the state park office. The awards ceremony will be held Saturday at the Teegarden Pavilion with a hot dog picnic and coverdish. For more information call Joyce Lasky, parade commodore, at 330-222-1759.
DAHS 1982 reunion planned Friday
LISBON -The David Anderson High School Class of 1982's 30th class reunion begins at 6 p.m. Friday at the home of Marcy Carman, 224 S. Beaver St. Those attending are to bring a coverdish and beverage.
Gospel sing at Bethesda Life Church
ALLIANCE - A gospel sing begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Bethesda Life Church, 357 N. Howard Ave. For more information call 330-870-6851.
Relay set at Crestview football field
COLUMBIANA - The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life "Around the World for a Cure" begins with the opening ceremony at 5:45 p.m. Friday and continues Saturday at Crestview High School's football field. Fun and entertainment is planned for the community. For more information contact La Dawn Whitman at 888-227-6446 Ext. 2204, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.relayforlife.org/Columbiana or Andrea Keller at 330-831-6922.
Salem 1972 breakfast, reunion scheduled
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1972 will hold its monthly breakfast at 9 a.m. July 7 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
The 40th reunion begins at 6 p.m. July 26 at BB Rooners on the deck for a reunion get-together. On Friday morning, July 27, breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. at Salem Hills. At 11:30 a.m. the Underground Railroad Trolley Tour will be presented by the Salem Historical Society. The reunion follows at 6 p.m. at Hickory Hollow Memorial Park, behind Richard's Moving and Storage.
Saturday's schedule on July 28 begins with breakfast at Salem Hills at 9 a.m.; 11 a.m. for the first tee time at Flying B Golf Club; and 6 p.m. with the New Breed at the Saxon Club.
The class is sponsoring a 50/50 raffle to benefit the alumni association. The drawing will take place Saturday at the Saxon Club. Information and tickets are available. Barb Capel Shaffer is in charge of the raffle. Any classmate who has not received an invitation, or is in need of more information about the events, is asked to call Jim Stewart at 330-429-2752.
Sunday breakfast at Smith Grange
BELOIT -The public is invited to a country-style breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Smith Grange. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Carryouts are available.
96th Hilliard family reunion
SALEM -The 96th Hilliard family reunion begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at the home of Merven and Gayle Hilliard on King Road.
Mill Creek MetroParks board to meet
YOUNGSTOWN - The Board of Park Commissioners of Mill Creek MetroParks will meet at 5 p.m. July 9 in the Davis Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens.
Congestive heart failure' seminar
DAMASCUS - People with congestive heart failure are sometimes unsure what this diagnosis means. To help answer their questions, Dr. Jeff Cohen from Firestone Healthcare, Inc., will present a free educational seminar, "Living With Congestive Heart Failure," from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 9 in the Canyon Room at the Damascus Friends Church, 28857 Walnut St., Damascus. Salem Community Hospital Heart Failure Coordinator Melissa Dwyer, R.N., BSN, will join Dr. Cohen in presenting the information.
Dr. Cohen will talk about what happens when the heart does not pump enough blood to meet the body's needs, and how people can successfully manage their symptoms. Light refreshments will be served after the program. This free seminar is sponsored by Firestone Healthcare Inc., Pleasant View North Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Damascus, Senior Independence Home Healthcare and Hospice, and SCH. For more information call Heath Flickinger at Pleasant View North Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation at 330-537-4621.
This program is the seventh in a series of monthly healthcare seminars offered through the Damascus Friends Church's health ministries. Future presentations are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.
Free class for health care fields
LISBON - The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center ABLE program is offering a free class to adults interested in furthering their education in the health care field. The seven week session begins at 9 a.m. July 9 at CCCTC and runs from 9 a.m to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Topics will include basic anatomy, biology, medical terminology, and contextualized math. To register or for more information call 330-424-9561 Ext. 190.
Salem 1956 lunch planned
SALEM -The Salem High School Class of 1956 plans to meet for its bi-monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. July 11 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. Spouses and friends are welcome.
Salineville Salt Festival events listed
SALINEVILLE -The 2012 Salineville Salt Festival, "Remember When," runs July 13-14 at Kiwanis Park
List of events:
July 13: 6:30 p.m., opening ceremonies; 6-9:30 p.m., music by Ruth Horner and Loren Coler; 6:50 p.m., crowning of Lil' Salt Boy and Girl; 10 p.m.-midnight, Country Store.
July 14: 10 a.m., Adult Co-Ed Softball Tournament (330-831-7223 to sign-up); 10 a.m., Vendor Blender (330-679-2264 for more information) noon-2 p.m., baking contest (330-679-2945); 1 p.m., Don Lewis Memorial Duck Race; 2-5 p.m., children's petting zoo; 2:30-5:30 p.m., car show (330-679-0900 to enter); 6 p.m., parade, Grand Marshalls Dan and Martha Morgan (330-679-2264 to enter); 7-9:45 p.m., all school reunion tent; 7-9:45 p.m., music by the Lazy River Band; 7:30 p.m., corn hole tournament (330-853-0456 to enter); 10 p.m.-midnight, Country Store. To purchase Salt Festival T-shirts and Remember When picture CDs call 30-679-0275.
Stretch and Dave Memorial Run planned
SALEM - The 14th annual Stretch and Dave Memorial Run and Chinese Auction kicks off July 14 at the Heritage Inn, 333 W. Fourth St. The first bike out is 11 a.m. and the last bike in by 5 p.m. Food and entertainment is provided. All proceeds benefit Hospice of the Valley. Cost is $10 per person.
Church Women United clothing program
SALEM - Salem Church Women United will again accept sign-ups for its annual Back-to-School Clothing program for children of low-income families in the Salem School District. This program helps families with children entering Head Start through eighth grade to purchase new clothing to wear to school. Each child will receive a monetary voucher to purchase new clothing only in August at the Salem Walmart when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sign-ups will be accepted on the following dates at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Education Building at 251 S. Broadway Ave.:
July 25: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
July 26: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
July 27: 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 6 p.m.
Aug. 1: 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 6 p.m.
Parents and guardians must bring two proofs of income and residency, and the child's name, age, birth date, and what grade they are entering this fall.
Church Women United is a non-profit organization. All administrative costs are covered by donations. All monies received and contributions are used directly for this ministry. Checks should be made payable to Church Women United and mailed to Treasurer/Social Concerns Laurel Todd, 265 W. 14th St. Last year approximately 500 children benefited. For information call Todd at 330-337-8822.
Fairfield Ruritan four-person scramble set
COLUMBIANA -The seventh annual Fairfield Ruritan four-person scramble will be held July 28 at Valley Golf Club. Cost is $30 per person which includes green fees, one cart per team, dinner and prizes. Tee times are available from 1 to 4 p.m. For information call 330-482-9464. Proceeds benefit the community, including scholarships for area students.
Flea market/craft vendors wanted
VIENNA - Flea market/craft vendor spaces are still available for the Antique Tractor Club of Trumbull County's Antique Tractor show on Aug. 17-19 at 1653 Ridge Road, Vienna. The fee is $15 for all three days. For more information call 330-442-2430.
Bus tour to Pittsburgh's 'Strip'
SALEM - St. Paul Church is sponsoring a bus tour to "The Strip" in Pittsburgh on Sept. 6. The two-hour walking tour, which also includes historical information on the area, is a Thursday mid-day outing of the area's multicultural eateries and features samplings of Italian pastries, Mediterranean specialties, European meats, and French bread. Shopping time in the area follows the tour. Cost is $60 due by Aug. 1. Seating is limited to the first 40 registrants. To register call 330-337-7215.
Garden experts to offer answers, advice
CANFIELD - Every Monday from July 2 to Aug. 20, The Ohio State University Extension experts will meet at several different community garden locations to share details about plants growing at that garden and to answer gardening questions. Eric Barrett and Bill Snyder from Ohio State University Extension will be on hand along with master gardener volunteers who are experts at growing home vegetable gardens. Ellen Speicher, assistant horticulture director at Fellows Riverside Garden, and members of the Mahoning Valley Food Policy Council will also attend.
The group will meet at 6 p.m. each Monday to answer gardening questions, share information about growing vegetables and look at the growing conditions of the plants at each of the gardens. Participants should bring a notepad, a lawn chair, and their gardening questions. Details, along with exact garden locations and addresses for each week are posted at go.osu.edu/Veggies.
Salem International Festival set Aug. 10-11
SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce announces the Salem International Festival (I'Fest) will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 10 and 3 to 10 p.m. Aug. 11, with an emphasis on the multi-cultural backgrounds of Salem and the surrounding area. The two-day event will be held in the municipal parking lot across from the former Timberlanes and features foods from a variety of international backgrounds. Stage entertainment will include musicians with an international flair. Vendor spaces will be rented for $15 per day for local organizations, agencies, churches, and merchants to set-up table displays.
The Salem Grande Parade "Celebrating Your Heritage" begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 11. All groups in Salem are encouraged to be a part of this year's event. The parade route will stay the same as last year. Units will line up on North Union Avenue, Highland Avenue, and Cleveland Street. The parade will begin at East State Street and Union and will proceed west through downtown Salem. Entrants will turn onto Ellsworth Avenue and march to the Second Street plaza where the parade will disband.
If a registration form for a vendor display or a parade application is needed, the Salem chamber office is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. (closed from noon until 1 p.m. for lunch). The office phone number is 330-337-3473. Applications can also be downloaded at www.salemohiochamber.org.
Kaiser retirees to meet for breakfast
SALEM - Kaiser/National retirees and past employees will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. July 12 and 26 at Adele's Place.